Watch the Bol d’Or live
The Bol d’Or will kick off the 2017/2018 season of the FIM EWC. This year marks the 81st edition of the 24-hour race, to be flagged off on the Paul Ricard circuit in Castellet at 3pm on Saturday 16 September. Viewers can watch live coverage of the opening round of the endurance world championship on Eurosport.
The entire Bol d’Or will be broadcast live in France from 2.45pm CEST on Saturday to 3.15pm on Sunday, on Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 respectively. Eurosport 2 will provide live coverage from the start of the race, while the last hour will be broadcast live on Eurosport 1.
Viewers can also watch the race live on Eurosport 2 International from 2.45pm to 9.55pm on Saturday, and from 7am to 3.15pm on Sunday. Eurosport Asia Pacific too will show live coverage of the last eight hours of the race taking place in Castellet.
The entire race will of course also be broadcast live on Eurosport Player, which can be accessed directly from all the Eurosport websites on a smartphone or tablet.
The 23-minute ‘EWC All Access’ segment featuring the race highlights will be broadcast on Eurosport 1 at 10.15pm on Tuesday 19 September. Another six broadcast slots for ‘EWC All Access’ are programmed on Eurosport 2, from 8am on Wednesday 20 September to 10.30am on Thursday 21st.
FIM EWC promoter Eurosport Events has also negotiated coverage on channels outside the Eurosport network. OSN (North Africa and the Middle East) will show live coverage of the last ten hours of the race.
Viewers in France also have the option of watching a live free-to-view broadcast of the Bol d’Or on La Chaîne l’Equipe starting 2.15pm CEST on Saturday 16 September.
La Chaîne l’Equipe broadcast times:
- 2.15pm – 3.40pm
- 6pm – 6.45pm
- 8pm – 11pm
- 6.30am – 7.25am
- 11.45am – 3.20pm
La Chaîne l’Equipe and OSN will additionally broadcast a 44-minute race highlights programme, also available to view on Fox Sports in Asia (including Japan). OSN, Fox Sports and Velocity (USA & Canada) will broadcast the ‘EWC All Access’ segment.
Follow the action as it happens at the Bol d’Or, the opening round of the 2017/2018 FIM EWC, on the website fimewc.com, on Facebook and Twitter and via the live timing results: www.fimewc.com/live-timing